By John Phair, Today’s Farmer
Public resistance to industrial wind turbines appears to be gaining momentum across southwestern Ontario. A crowd of about 600 packed the Camlachie Community Hall April 19 for a town hall meeting hosted by a newly formed citizen’s group known as W.A.I.T (We’re Against Industrial Turbines).
The group has been formed to oppose an 83-turbine wind farm project proposed by Suncor that would eventually span the Lambton County municipalities of Huron Shores, Plympton-Wyoming and Enniskillen Township.
Bill Wright, a long-time Plympton-Wyoming resident and spokesman for the group, said W.AI.T. intends to do everything it can to prevent industrial wind turbines from every being built in Plympton-Wyoming.
“That’s why we exist,” he said. “Despite Suncor’s plans for the area we genuinely believe we can create sufficient momentum to politically and practically stop this project.” Read article